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The Devil Aspect By Craig Russell The Devil Aspect Prague Viktor Kos rek a psychiatrist newly trained by Carl Jung arrives at the infamous Hrad Orlu Asylum for the Criminally Insane The state of the art facility is located in a medieval mounta

  • Title: The Devil Aspect
  • Author: Craig Russell
  • ISBN: 0385544367
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Devil Aspect By Craig Russell Prague, 1935 Viktor Kos rek, a psychiatrist newly trained by Carl Jung, arrives at the infamous Hrad Orlu Asylum for the Criminally Insane The state of the art facility is located in a medieval mountaintop castle outside of Prague, though the site is infamous for concealing dark secrets going back many generations The asylum houses the country s six most treacherous kil Prague, 1935 Viktor Kos rek, a psychiatrist newly trained by Carl Jung, arrives at the infamous Hrad Orlu Asylum for the Criminally Insane The state of the art facility is located in a medieval mountaintop castle outside of Prague, though the site is infamous for concealing dark secrets going back many generations The asylum houses the country s six most treacherous killers known to the staff as The Woodcutter, The Clown, The Glass Collector, The Vegetarian, The Sciomancer, and The Demon and Viktor hopes to use a new medical technique to prove that these patients share a common archetype of evil, a phenomenon known as The Devil Aspect As he begins to learn the stunning secrets of these patients, five men and one woman, Viktor must face the disturbing possibility that these six may share another dark truth Meanwhile, in Prague, fear grips the city as a phantom serial killer emerges in the dark alleys Police investigator Lukas Smolak, desperate to locate the culprit dubbed Leather Apron in the newspapers , realizes that the killer is imitating the most notorious serial killer from a century earlier London s Jack the Ripper Smolak turns to the doctors at Hrad Orlu for their expertise with the psychotic criminal mind, though he worries that Leather Apron might have some connection to the six inmates in the asylum Steeped in the folklore of Eastern Europe, and set in the shadow of Nazi darkness erupting just
    The Devil Aspect By Craig Russell

    The Devil Aspect A Novel The Devil Aspect was an exceptional book grim, at times brutal, set it a time period spotlighting man s inhumanity to man At the same time, this is a mystery and the stakes are the highest for all of mankind Victor, a psychiatrist hunting the devil, takes a job at The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell All this murder, mayhem, and fear takes place in the book, The Devil s Aspect Viktor Kosrek, a newly trained brilliant psychiatrist has arrived at Hrad Orlu Asylum, a state o It s in Czechoslovakia, a pre Nazi era is upon us, and a mass killer of epidemic proportions, is continuing his bold ruthless killings. The Devil Aspect A Novel by Craig Russell, Paperback Jan , The asylum houses six inmates the country s most treacherous killers known to the terrified public as the Devil s Six Viktor intends to use a new medical technique to prove that these patients share a common archetype of evil, a phenomenon he calls The Devil Aspect. THE DEVIL ASPECT Craig Russell Steeped in the chilling folklore of Eastern Europe and echoing the dread of a barbaric war to come, The Devil Aspect snatches the reader by the lapels for a thrilling, twisting trip through the darkest corridors of the human mind. Book Review The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell Sep , The Devil Aspect begins in Prague in where we meet Dr Viktor Kosrek, who is leaving the city for a position at Hrad Orl , a notorious asylum and former castle, which is now home to The Devil The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell Fantastic Fiction The asylum houses six inmates the country s most treacherous killers known to the terrified public as the Devil s Six Viktor intends to use a new medical technique to prove that these patients share a common archetype of evil, a phenomenon he calls The Devil Aspect. Book Review The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell Mar , Craig Russell s new historical thriller The Devil Aspect centers around an asylum for the criminally insane in Prague, As a new serial killer emerges in the city, a young psychiatrist works with the asylum s serial killer patients to research whether they a book review by Toni V Sweeney The Devil Aspect A Novel Mar , A horror story, a novel of psychological terror, or simply a mystery in a historical setting, The Devil s Aspect is all three and It s a novel the reader will remember and continue to think about long after that final sentence is read, while those with an ironic frame of mind will also realize Viktor s promise to follow Judita to America has actually been kept. THE DEVIL ASPECT Kirkus Reviews Mar , THE DEVIL ASPECT by Craig Russell RELEASE DATE March , In Prague, vicious murders are linked to a medieval castle housing an insane asylum outside the city in this well crafted gothic crime tale. The Devil Aspect Bookreporter Obsessed with proving his Devil Aspect hypothesis, the ambitious doctor becomes increasingly reckless and unethical, sometimes administering potentially lethal injections of

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    1. Paromjit on said:

      The wonderful Craig Russell s latest novel is a Gothic Horror, a well researched piece of historical fiction set in Czechoslovakia amidst a background that echoes the rising drumbeat of Nazism in Germany and its consequent repercussions It is 1935, Victor Kosarek, an ambitious psychiatrist who studied under Carl Jung, takes up his post at the notorious Hrad Orlu Asylum housed in a ancient medieval castle steeped in dark history and local folklore This cutting edge and well resourced facility i T [...]

    2. Maureen on said:

      Czechoslovakia 1935, and in scenes reminiscent of London s Jack the Ripper, someone is butchering women in a most brutal and sickening manner Cold, damp, and foggy weather lends an ethereal and creepy feel to the streets and alleyways of Prague s Old Town, whilst at the same time having the effect of dulling the streetlights very convenient for those with murder in mind In a small village outside Prague, psychiatrist Victor is about to start his new job at an asylum for the criminally insane Cze [...]

    3. Tammy on said:

      In Czechoslovakia 1935, a small rural village sits in the sinister gloom of an ancient castle that has a primordial history of evil It is now being used as an asylum for six of the most violent murderers in Europe and their murders are indeed stomach churning A young psychotherapist begins his work with the patients at the asylum in order to prove his theory of The Devil Aspect of personality In Prague, a detective attempts to solve brutal murders that than resemble those of Jack the Rip In Czec [...]

    4. Andrew Smith on said:

      In 1930 s Czechoslovakia, shortly before the German occupation, six of the most notorious killers in Central Europe are being held at a remote castle now being used as an asylum The castle is an impregnable place that seems to exist as part of a soaring cliff face And it s got history, before the Devil s Six, as they are known, it once housed an infamous killer who would regularly descend from the castle to murder local villagers before returning to the safety of the fortress Psychiatrist [...]

    5. Ova - Excuse My Reading on said:

      This novel was like reading Irvin Yalom with a punch of gore a lot of punches, and kicks I really liked how Russell blended Nazism and their White Aryan craziness into the story in the background Also the Jung psychological aspects reminded me of Irvin Yalom s work It s kind of Yalom with a punch of gore The start was amazing, so atmospheric, it made me want to visit Prague The character names were a bit confusing in the start but once I got used to, overall they sound quite charismatic Re This [...]

    6. Emma on said:

      The gateway to hell, a church of Bones, Jungian psychology and Slavic and German mythology, the sense of the gothic, the dark forest, the advent of the Holocaust, all combine here to make a fine, menacing and fear inducing tale,a historical psychological thriller I do believe as in this book, that some places retain the energy and memory of negative emotions and events The combination of mythology and the philosophies of Jung was an inspired choice Well written and researched, this would make Th [...]

    7. Emma on said:

      While a possible Jack the Ripper copycat stalks the streets of Prague, frustrating the investigatory efforts of Kapitan Lukas Smolak at every turn and leaving brutally eviscerated victims in his wake, Dr Victor Kosarek, a young and ambitious psychiatrist, heads to Hrad Orlu Asylum where the Devil s Six are held Here he hopes to prove his theory that we all have a hidden darkness, a Devil Aspect, which lurks beneath every seemingly innocent facade His test subjects are the worst of the worst, m W [...]

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